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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - First Names Group, Orbium

Editorial Staff 4 September 2017

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - First Names Group, Orbium

The latest moves in wealth management across the world.

First Names Group
First Names Group has appointed Robert Hessing as director, corporate services of its Luxembourg office, effective immediately, the firm said in a statement.

With over 21 years’ international experience in the US and Luxembourg, Hessing specialises in private equity and corporate real estate transactions. In his role at First Names Group, he will be working closely with Andrej Grossmann, head of corporate services in Luxembourg, and will lead a service delivery team focusing on private equity and real estate clients in Europe, UK and USA.

Before relocating back to Europe in 2013, Hessing spent more than 16 years of his professional career in the US working as an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP. During his time with the firm he worked on private equity and real estate transactions as a part of US domestic and cross-border M&A transactions on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and major private equity firms. Hessing has also worked for EY, in both their New York and Chicago offices, and for UBS in Luxembourg.

Orbium, a financial services business and technology consultancy, has appointed Alistair Shipp as associate partner, the firm said in a statement.

Shipp will help drive further growth of Orbium’s European strategy and operations consulting practice. He will be based in Orbium’s London office.

Bringing 14 years of financial services industry experience, he joins Orbium from HSBC where he was head of business planning & strategy for group wealth management. Prior to HSBC, Shipp worked at Barclays, where he helped with strategic business transformation initiatives.

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